Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 670 1044 1138
Rank change year-on-year +374 +94 +57
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 24 51 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 22
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +14.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £68,750 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +14.13%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6,050 18,804 22,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.28% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,673 13,877 16,808
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +327 24 £42,500 -5.56% 10
UK excluding London +294 24 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Midlands +153 22 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Midlands +128 22 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East of England +134 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 23 (95.83%) Automotive
2 20 (83.33%) Degree
3 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
4 16 (66.67%) Electronics
5 14 (58.33%) Validation
5 14 (58.33%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (45.83%) C
7 9 (37.50%) MISRA
8 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 8 (33.33%) MISRA C
8 8 (33.33%) State Machine
8 8 (33.33%) FMEA
9 7 (29.17%) Sequence Diagram
9 7 (29.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 7 (29.17%) Physics
9 7 (29.17%) Use Case
9 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
9 7 (29.17%) SysML
9 7 (29.17%) Requirements Engineering
9 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) TargetLink
9 7 (29.17%) FlexRay
9 7 (29.17%) SDLC
9 7 (29.17%) Firmware
9 7 (29.17%) Simulink
9 7 (29.17%) UML
10 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Control Theory
11 5 (20.83%) Avionics

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Simulink
1 7 (29.17%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) FlexRay
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) 5G
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 23 (95.83%) Automotive
2 16 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (20.83%) Avionics
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (33.33%) State Machine
2 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.17%) CPLD
2 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Verilog
2 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Systems Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Validation
3 8 (33.33%) FMEA
3 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 7 (29.17%) Applied Mathematics
4 7 (29.17%) Physics
4 7 (29.17%) Requirements Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
4 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) Sequence Diagram
4 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) SysML
4 7 (29.17%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) Use Case
5 6 (25.00%) Control Theory
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C
2 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) MISRA
2 8 (33.33%) MISRA C
3 2 (8.33%) IEC 61508
4 1 (4.17%) DO-254
4 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware